Fire crews battling vegetation fire near Kerckhoff Lake in Madera Co, potential of reaching 500 acres

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MADERA, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — Fire crews are battling a vegetation fire near Kerckhoff Lake in Madera County with a potential of reaching 500 acres, according to Madera County Fire Department.

Authorities say there are 100 acres burning near the north side of the lake near Powerhouse road between North fork and Auberry with a threat to structures in the area.

Madera County Sheriff’s Office says there is a mandatory evacuation taking place for the following areas:

  • Road 235 to Corine lake
  • Road 222 to Corine lake
  • Carmen ranch road
  • Box canyon road

Fresno County Fire Department is assisting with the fire.

No other details were available.

This story will be updated.

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